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You’re behind crisis rocking Olubadan chieftaincy system – Ibadan Obas tell Senator Ladoja

Members of the Olubadan-in-Council who have been elevated from ‘High Chiefs’ to beaded-crown wearing monarchs have accused the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, as the mastermind of the crisis rocking the Olubadan chieftaincy system since the middle of 2017.

Olubadan, other Obas meet at palace after one year face-off

After over one year of muscle-flexing on the review of the Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration, members of the Olubadan-In-Council on Monday met at the palace of the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji.

Governor Ajimobi goes to Appeal Court over sacked Ibadan monarchs

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State said his government will appeal the judgment which sacked the 21 Ibadan high chiefs that he installed as monarchs.

Indigenes move to settle Ibadan chieftaincy crisis out of court

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes on Friday said the crisis that erupted after the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, installed new 21 kings in Ibadan would soon be settled out of court.

Governor Ajimobi commiserates with Olubadan over wife’s death

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has commiserated with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on the death of his senior wife, Olori Kudirat Adetunji.

Removal threat: Ibadan high chiefs are year-end entertainers – Olubadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Tuesday said the 21 Ibadan kings acted out of ignorance by threatening to recommend his (Olubadan) removal.

I don’t need high chiefs endorsement to install chiefs – Olubadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday stated that he did not need the endorsement of the high chiefs before conferring honorary traditional titles on recipients.

Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi wades into Ibadan chieftaincy crisis, visits Governor Ajimobi

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, on Wednesday declared that the crisis generated by the recent crowning of 8 Ibadan High Chiefs and elevation of some Baales to the status of Obas will soon be resolved.

Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Governor Ajimobi

Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.

Governor Ayodele Fayose free to contest presidency – Senator Ladoja

A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashid Ladoja, on Saturday met Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, in a private meeting.

No peace meeting until gunmen are produced – Ibadan Mogajis

The CCII had said that a truce meeting was underway after a panel was constituted to meet with Ajimobi, the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rashidi Ladoja, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji.

Ajimobi condems alleged violence at Olubadan’s palace

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has condemned the alleged act of brigandage that occurred during a ceremony at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Monday.

Crowning of new kings will boost Olubadan status – Balogun

Chief Mukaila Balogun, the Osi-Balogun Afijagba in Oyo State, says the recent elevation and crowning of 21 high chiefs and baales as kings will boost the status of the Olubadan stool.

Ajimobi gave me no plot of land – Ladoja

A former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja, has denied a statement by the incumbent Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, that he received a gift of a plot of land from him.

Ajimobi scraps Seriki line from Olubadan ascendancy order

The Oyo State government has announced the removal of Seriki line from Olubadan ascendancy order.

Ibadan indigenes support new kings – CCII

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes on Tuesday said 90 per cent of Ibadan indigenes were in support of the enthronement of 21 new kings by Governor Abiola Ajimobi.

Why I crowned many kings in Ibadan – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has explained why he crowned many kings in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Ibadan to have 32 Obas as Olubadan retains paramount rulership

Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, may next month have a 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city if the recommendation of a Commission on the issue is implemented.

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